Re: [rumori] tempering soulwax criticism
Date: Tue Mar 26 2002 - 21:02:46 PST

Who decides what is an "evil value?" GW Bush has certainly been talking
a lot about "evildoers" lately.

Is the song title "Smack My Bitch Up" a great title? No, but it's not
necessarily an evil one, either. It's a little stupid maybe, exploitive
of violent imagery, and the audience that receives it with any less
criticism in mind is the true problem of the matter. I wish the world
would stop trying to force more and more queer responsibilities and
stricter guidelines for conduct on people and just try educating them,
accelerating their ability to make their own good decisions. Then
artists could maybe release something a little off-color without the
(now requisite) massive retaliatory fear of it singly corrupting the

This list has usually been interesting for the short time I've been on,
but this thread stinks like a funky batch o' collard greens.

On Thursday, March 21, 2002, at 12:58 AM, Steev Hise wrote:

> see above. when you're in a public position where people are
> looking at you as a role model, as with all celebrities, you have
> a responsiblity to not perpetuate evil values. period.
> smh
> Steev Hise, Wannabe Has-Been

Damn right, white-stuff.

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